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M9272

Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium chloride hexahydrate

ACS reagent, 99.0-102.0%

Linear Formula:
MgCl2 · 6H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
203.30
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

assay

99.0-102.0%

form

powder or crystals

impurities

≤0.005% Insoluble matter

anion traces

nitrate (NO3-): ≤0.001%
phosphate (PO43-): ≤5 ppm
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.002%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.005%
Ca: ≤0.01%
Fe: ≤5 ppm
K: ≤0.005%
Mn: ≤5 ppm
NH4+: ≤0.002%
Na: ≤0.005%
Sr: ≤0.005%
heavy metals: ≤5 ppm (by ICP-OES)

SMILES string

O.O.O.O.O.O.Cl[Mg]Cl

InChI

1S/2ClH.Mg.6H2O/h2*1H;;6*1H2/q;;+2;;;;;;/p-2

InChI key

DHRRIBDTHFBPNG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Magnesium chloride hexahydrate (MgCl2·6H2O) is an inorganic salt that can be generated from the acid leach solution of magnesite tailings. It is a potential phase change material (PCM) for storing thermal energy in solar cookers. The result of altering poly (vinyl alcohol)(PVA) films with MgCl2·6H2O has been investigated. The ability of MgCl2·6H2O to reduce the flammability of cotton fabrics has been studied.

Application

Magnesium chloride hexahydrate has been used to prepare renaturation buffer that is employed for the renaturation of denatured peptidoglycan (PGN) hydrolytic enzymes. It may be used as a catalyst in the preparation of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2-(1H)-ones.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
2.5, 12 kg in poly drum
100, 500 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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